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. >>> google is looking at a controversial way to put illegal download site the out of business. they are talking to master card, pay pal and visa about this. now executives want to shut down sites dedicated to offering those materials instead of having to change its own search results. >>> a tax watch-dog group says facebook earned moor than a billion dollars in pretax profits last year. but the citizens for tax justice says the social network will not pay any taxes on that. that's because of a multibillion-dollar tax deduction. the group says facebook may get a $429 million refund. i'm sure they will like that. >> that's huge. >> yeah. >>> 7:20. i hope you like the weather this weekend. yesterday was nice. but the changes are on the way. look outside our window there. meteorologist steve paulson tracking rain and snowshowers headed our way. >>> also an incredible discovery in the laundry room in southern california. that was tied to a world war ii hero. >>> good morning. southbound interstate 680 looks pretty good heading to the south bay. we'll tell you more about this monday
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and google among others. isn't this an indication that they were seeking to steal intellectual property that the chinese might then reproduce and there by undermine american products? >> yes. it seems to be a combination of motives here. one seems to be purely political, that is hacking "the new york times," "watshington post" computers. going into google. some is purely commercial. for example, coca-cola was in the middle of a gigantic takeover bid a couple of years ago in china that fell apart in the last minute probably because of some of the secrets were stolen. some of it is long-term commercial like going into the boeing and ge and technological accounts and so it's a multi-fronting and probably multi-source effort from china and other sources. >> outgoing secretary of defense leon panetta said this recently. take a listen. >> the collective result of these kinds of attacks could be a cyber pearl harbor. an attack that would cause physical destruction and the loss of life. an attack that would paralyze and shock the nation. and create a new profound sense of vulnerability. >> jame
, microsoft is planning a google e-mail which has as many as three times as many users. imagine you're a university student who gets free tuition if you or someone you know makes a basket from half-court. one student just thought, i'll ask the team's basketball coach. was it a good choice? we'll take a look. this happened last friday at brandon university in canada. look at that celebration. how about that, free tuition for that student? not bad. not bad at all. >> i want to check out to see if when he threw the ball his foot was over the line. let's see. >> i thought it was on the line. on the line. i'm going with on the line. i'm sticking with that. >> i'm going to go with the student. >> i'm going with the student, too. on the line. it counts. give that kid free tuition. >> i wonder kwha the ref would have said. whatever it was, it was a good shot. >> i loved it. >> thanks very much. >>> still ahead, another dangerous turn in syria's civil war. we have new details emerging about a sudden increase in scud missile attacks. >>> and up next, the man known as the "blade runner" said h
manufactured problem that slows our recovery. >> let's bring in our wednesday google. from the new york times, and anchor of once inside city haul, eric lewis. you guys watch washington from here. we are on our fifth budget crisis since republicans took control of the house. at what point does the public stop listening in washington? my sense says, boy, i just think it public is saying, you guys keep crying wolf, whatever reference, it's over and over again. >> you're right. people have tuned out. i think those that have worked for the federal government -- >> they're the pawns in this. >> they're paying attention about which agencies, so if you're middle management and up in the federal government, this is on your radar screen, but as your guests point out a few minutes, the dows are at highs. these are very broad economic indicators, and it indicates that people, if they're voting with their dollars or their brain share, they're paying more attention to the academy awards and wall street. >> and nancy, i'm cynical to this because i've what's been marked the two deadlines coming up in march.
. >> the google. >> absolutely. so we're going to talk a little bit about this news overseas. this oscar pistorius story keeps getting more strange. he's back in a south african court this morning as prosecutors lay out their case in the alleged murder of his girlfriend. prosecutors revealed that witnesses heard screaming and fighting coming from the house for about an hour before the shooting. police say a key piece of forensic evidence will be the angle from which the bullets were fired at miss steenkamp. prosecutors say pistorius put on his prosthetic legs and walked about 20 feet before shooting and killing reason that steenkamp who was locked in his bathroom. pistorius said he was not wearing his prosthetic legs at the time. investigators say it looks like the bullets were fired the aa downward angle, putting that part of the track star's story in some question. pistorius who sobbed in court on tuesday says he thought an intruder managed to get into the house, and they had no intention to keel steenkamp who he says died in his arms. his defense team is asking for bail so pistorius can avoid w
in making wild accusations, but he's got nothing to back it up. here is president obama in this google town hall he had last week. the president was talking about benghazi last thursday. now, do you think there is a cover-up after you listen to this? here it is. >> we've had more testimony and more paper provided to congress than ever before. and congress is sort of running out of things to ask. >> like 10,000 pages. let's turn to colonel lawrence wilkerson, former chief of staff for the state department during general colin powell's term, and currently a distinguished visiting professor of government and public policy at the college of william & mary. colonel, good to have you with us tonight. >> good to be here, ed. >> you bet. senators graham tanked susan rice. they have filibusters chuck hagel over benghazi. and now mccain still claims there is a massive cover-up. what is going on here? >> i think what is going on is a bit strange, just as you've implied. let me tell you where i was on friday. i was out at the new naval complex, the bethesda walter reed medical complex, visiting with wo
, twitter, google, bank of america, burger king, "the new york times," jpmorgan chase, "the wall street journal," and the federal reserve have all been hacked. most of the recent cyber attacks can be traced back to a chinese military unit in shanghai. in an effort to more aggressi aggressively combat this cyber espionage, president obama signed an executive order last week to reduce risk, but the issue of cyber security also raises a host of questions involving cyber liberties. saying it didn't adequately protect individual privacy. critics argue the vague language would allow the government to obtain information without obtaining a warrant. today, the house introduced that very same bill. howard, as a deputy mayor of new york city, the question of keeping the city safe is something you deal with on a daily basis. this is a really interesting and brave new arena that we have sort of yet to really get our minds and arms around in terms of national security. >> well, all of our essential infrastructure in the city, from water, to street lights, to sewage, to elevators, everything you can
the internet in those offices. they can -- the staff can google things, and they can look to see if they're true or not. i just can't imagine any senate staffer looking at that story and, you know, with what that constituent was requesting thinking yes we need to send this on to the administration to have someone really look into this. it's absurd. >> you can't believe anything the republicans are saying on any issue these days. eric burns, great to have you with us tonight. thank you so much. >>> a brand-new radical republican governor makes heartless cuts his first order of business. that is next. >>> president obama is talking about his fix it first plan as a major road falls apart in arizona. i'll show you which republican might need to ask the president for help. "the ed show" congressional committee weighs in. stay with us. we're coming right back. [ female announcer ] you walk into your laundry room and it just hits you! that nasty odor coming from your washer. say farewell to the smell with tide washing machine cleaner. it goes straight to the source of the stink to lift odor-cau
a hat made of meat into a lion cage stupid. like googling santorum while your grandma looks over your shoulder stupid. it is stupid and everybody knows it. >> democrats, republicans, business leaders and economists, they have already said that these cuts known here in washington as sequestration are a bad idea. >> if the looming sequester strikes, 70,000 young children would be kicked off headstart. 10,000 teacher jobs will be at risk. >> let me make clear i don't like the sequester. >> i think we should in bipartisan fashion stop sequestration before in the words of the secretary of defense destroys the pentagon. >> everybody hates this thing. but in addition to hating this thing and agreeing that it is a bad idea, it would be very bad for the country and we shouldn't do it, they also all agree that it's the other guy's fault. president obama held a press conference this week in which he said it was the republicans holding the country hostage. meanwhile, republicans have tried to make this a household word, obamaquester. john boehner really wanted to lay the sequester at the feet of
and whether it can stay well ahead of the competition. google-plus, twitter, and now even yahoo! with its promising photo app flickr are each trying to slow facebook's momentum. >> mark zuckerberg doesn't lay awake thinking about google-plus. he lays awake thinking about the next instagram. >> reporter: that was just prior to the ipo and partially before zuckerberg took rival instagram off the table, buying it for $1 billion. questioned at the time, most valley insiders see the large price tag as a worthy investment. >> i think it was definitely a smart acquisition. the challenge is, in some sense, they were playing with funny money. the value that the market was giving them for their company was so high that do you give up 1% of your company to a small company that has the chance to take over your entire user base? it's an insurance policy, and the it a small price. >> reporter: the jury is still out on facebook's other moves, such as gifts, the company's entry into e-commerce, as well as smart phone advertising, increasingly seen as the key to facebook's growth. >> on mobile, they're do
let apple stop from being cool. apple lost to amazon.com. slipping to second and google to complete the tech triumvant. >>> i never thought i would be here. >> an emotional serena williams after the win in qatar. the top of the rankings. at 31, she is the oldest to hold tennis' top spot. those are the number ones are weekends with alex witt. anlunesta®(eszopiclone) can help you get there. like it has for so many people before. when taking lunesta, don't drive or operate machinery until you feel fully awake. walking, eating, driving, or engaging in other activities while asleep, without remembering it the next day, have been reported. lunesta should not be taken together with alcohol. abnormal behaviors may include aggressiveness, agitation, hallucinations, or confusion. in depressed patients, worsening of depression, including risk of suicide, may occur. alcohol may increase these risks. allergic reactions such as tongue or throat swelling occur rarely and may be fatal. side effects may include unpleasant taste, headache, dizziness, and morning drowsiness. ask your doctor if lunest
to have a chance to talk with sebastian thrune, who is the engineer at google who is developing a engineless car. california, nevada make it legal to have a car without a driver. if you get to a high-quality driverless car, the degree for example, for elderly people with vision problems, you liberate their lives. the degree to which you reduce the cost of accidents, you take away 90 percent of current accident rates, you just had a revolution in cost and quality for the american system. but thrune is a remarkable figure. he had a class online, 151,000 students sign up worldwide, and the top stanford student was number 441 on the finals, there were that many quality people taking the course. his goal is to reduce tuition by 90%. you can look up udacity and google it. governor jerry brown just picked them to have a joint venture with san jose state. they're capping it at 300 students in phase one. we talk about a america, students optimistic, only 0%. that's the beginning of a positive future. >> newt gingrich, thank you very much. happy president's day. good luck with your live c
, google, eric schmidt, had an enormous impact there. the north koreans loved the idea of an internet, freedom of exchange. and i think this is the new kind of diplomacy that we need around the world. the internet, information. >> what you said was part two of your three-pronged approach there in what you wanted to effect when you got there. were you able to get past government minders and get a view of how the people are living there or get a sense of how the people reacted to these tests? >> well, we did try to get out -- they do try to control you. we had handlers. we stayed at a guesthouse. but we did go into the subway. we did go into an acrobatic show. we did walk around. we went into stores. we went into universities. we did talk to people. so my sense is that kim jong-un does have support from his people for these tests. that was my very short assessment. i wish i'd had more opportunity. we didn't get into the rural areas. but at the same time, alex, we never talked to him. i think it would be very valuable for somebody to get a sense of what his thinking is. he's only 30 year
onstage, and only he could have done it. google it.- i want to integrate some responses, but i had some other things i wanted to talk about. i would want to say something about where we go from here. from a liberty point of view now?re we right there has been for a least since about 1995 and because of senator mcconnell, a strategy of just saying no to campaign finance regulation, restrictions. that has worked remarkably well. it is true mccain-feingold passed, but it resulted in is a soft money banned pit it has had a remarkable effect, but we have to ask, why is it that just say no had a remarkable effect? part of a is is that it fits pretty well with the first amendment. it has embodied the notion of just saying no to congress and saying consistently across the board, that is our position. it has been successful, as i mentioned earlier in my comments. giving in a little bit of leaves to a set of problems. what i want to ask is, is that the future? is that the way to go? what remains to be done? what kind of restrictions are there still on speech? i want to start with incremental thin
with apple and google in terms of the operating system. we have a strong partnership with facebook. we're able to work with some of these players in order to bolster our user experiences. >> is that diecast? you talk about this new graph, the interest graph. is that the kind of technology that will become key to distribution? >> with the web becoming so vast, there is so much context and so much social context, and now there is so much location context, how do you pull all that together? your personalization comes in to make sense of the content. it is the internet ordered for you. it brings yahoo! back to its roots. you cannot just categorize anymore. a feed of information that is ordered for you. it is also available on your mobile phone. >> some of those technologies remain -- there is competition in the browser world, in the mobile hardware world, and in the operating system world. what about social? >> facebook provides an amazing platform. now what happens with social is what you do with it. it will be the predominant platform. what happens in social is what you do with it. it is
my pda and i started googling dr. afreedy. i was shocked to find out how this man who gave his life gave up his relationship with his family h in prison being tortured on a regular basis is simply left behind. and when asked if i had any ideas i said we are a week from the oscars. zero dark 30 is a centerpiece of the oscars. why not mobile mobilize the talent to call action to a campaign which could be the very reason that they're actually there. bats ever pinpointing usama bin laden. you call him the real star of this film. this is such a great idea. of course we hope that it works. why has it fallen to hollywood to it advocate on behalf of dr. afreedy. where is the president demanding his release from a pakistani jail? >> well, there are things being done. but when hollywood talks, people listen. we're interested in that what jessica is wearing on the red carpet or what kathryn bigelow has to say. i think it brings a whole new audience. who would have heard of darfur it's calling on a larger voice to get the hard hitting news out there to the mainstream. >> also got an audience th
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